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Neptune in Pisces rediscovers Andersen’s first fairy tale

Experts in Denmark believe they have found the first story written by Hans Christian Andersen. The Tallow Candle was discovered by local historian Esben Brage in the dense private archives of the Plum family, revealed Danish paper Politiken, which printed the story in its entirety today. Brage was in the reading room at the National Archive for Funen in Odense when he stumbled across a small, yellowing piece of paper at the bottom of a box and realised it might be important. Two months later, experts have now confirmed that the story was written by Andersen. "This is a sensational discovery. Partly because it must be seen as Andersen's first fairytale, and partly because it shows that he was interested in the fairytale as a young man, before his authorship began," Ejnar Stig Askgaard of the Odense City Museum told Politiken. "And I am in no doubt that it has been written by Andersen." Experts Bruno Svindborg of the Royal Library and Professor Johan de Myliu have also agreed the text was written by Andersen.The story tells of a little candle, dirtied by life and misunderstood, which eventually finds happiness after a tinder box sees the good at its heart and lights it. "The Tallow Candle had found its right place in life – and shown that it was a real candle, and went on to shine for many a year, pleasing itself and the other creations around it," writes Andersen.[1]

We present another example of how eclipses continue to create events long after they are over. Shown above is the chart for the 21st May 2012 eclipse at Odense, Andersen’s birthplace. Notice that the eclipse has taken place in the fourth house. The fourth house in mundane astrology rules “hidden treasures” literally and figuratively. The eclipse [0ge21] is in tropical Gemini, a sign associated with libraries, books and writers so that it is appropriate that this hidden treasure was found in an archive. It is square Neptune so that it is not just any kind of writer but an inspirational writer whose work is being discovered. If we progress this chart by the Wynn Key method we find the Ascendant at 0ge52 conjunct the eclipse position 0ge21 and square Neptune in Pisces. In my last post

Fixed stars and the legacy of Grimms' Fairy Tales , I had quoted Anita on Neptune in Pisces [2] wherein she mentions:

Many famous classic works of art were created during the last station of Neptune Pisces between 1850 and 1865 – especially fairy tales such as those written by Lewis Carroll-Alice in Wonderland (fantasy), Moby Dick (whale-the sea), Madame Bovary-infidelity, Hans Christian Andersen-fairy tales, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Grimm fairy tales [revised edition] -painters such Renoir, Degas, Van Gogh, Matisse, Monet, Gauguin, Cezanne were also prominent during this time. Perhaps [during Neptune in Pisces] we will see some revival of timeless classic literature, art and music that again strikes the pulse of our current times with a riveting impact remembered for centuries and again brought down in history. With the discovery of Andersen’s first fairy tale, it appears that her words were prophetic! Hans Christian Andersen was born on 2 April 1805 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM ) at Odense, Denmark, 55n24, 10e23; Timezone LMT m10e23 (is local mean time); Rodden Rating AA A chart with AA rating is always an astrologer’s delight since all the elements including the Ascendant can be relied upon. We immediately notice that the 13th December New Moon [21Sa45] was closely conjunct Andersen’s Ascendant at 18Sa07. The chart for the New Moon at Odense shows the horizon axis occupied by the New Moon, Pluto on the Ascendant opposite Kronos-Hades on the descendant with both square Uranus. Uranus-Pluto is about emergent, formerly repressed or hidden content. ‘Kronos-Hades’ is a famous historical personage so was the New Moon indicating that something about a famous person was about to be brought to light!

For readers who might like to explore a bit more here are a few more delightful coincidences: - the lunar eclipse [6ge47 – 6sg47] of 28th November at Odense was exactly on the horizon axis [6ge07 – 6sg07]. The eclipse highlighted a Jupiter-Neptune square – a combination associated with the dissolution of the boundaries of the rational mind and therefore appropriately connected with fairy tales. - the Sabian symbol of the eclipse Moon 6ge47 was: A WELL WITH BUCKET AND ROPE UNDER THE SHADE OF MAJESTIC TREES. The power of the collective and bio-spiritual energies [perhaps in the form of folklore] which sustain all earth-rooted cultures is stressed, in contrast to whatever the technological mind of man can make available to increase his personal comfort and mastery over matter. - Andersen’s solar return chart for 2012 has Neptune [2pi] on the Ascendant!! [1] Hans Christian Andersen's first fairytale found [2] Post .